A soldier honors his father's sacrifice at Twin Towers

Capt. Patrick Dowdell, right, stands with Capt. Zach Maxcey Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Fort Carson under a World Trade Center memorial built from a steel beam salvaged from the towers during a rehearsal for Saturday's dedication ceremony. Dowdell, who's father, Kevin, was a New York firefighter who died when the towers collapsed, acquired a separate piece of steel from the towers which he will be taking with him to Afghanistan when he ships out in July.    Photo by Anthony Souffle, The Gazette
Capt. Patrick Dowdell, right, stands with Capt. Zach Maxcey Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Fort Carson under a World Trade Center memorial built from a steel beam salvaged from the towers during a rehearsal for Saturday's dedication ceremony. Dowdell, who's father, Kevin, was a New York firefighter who died when the towers collapsed, acquired a separate piece of steel from the towers which he will be taking with him to Afghanistan when he ships out in July. Photo by Anthony Souffle, The Gazette
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